FULL LIST: 2017 Top 200 Most Popular Universities in the Philippines Online

MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines - Diliman (UPD) has maintained its lead in the list of 2017 most popular colleges and universities in the Philippines based on web ranking or online popularity, uniRank (formerly 4 International Colleges & Universities or 4icu.org), an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited institutions in the world has released on January 24.

2017 Top 200 Most Popular Universities in the Philippines Online
The University of the Philippines - Diliman is still the most popular university in the Philippines - uniRank.
UPD has been dominating the university ranking for two consecutive years, with De La Salle University (DLSU) - Manila previously hailed as most popular school.

Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and University of Santo Tomas (UST) climbed to second and third spot, respectively, from fourth and sixth place in 2016.

DLSU-Manila, the second most popular school last year, is now ranked fourth. University of the Philippines System (UPS) is on fifth place.

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Completing the top 10 are University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), University of the Philippines (UP) - Manila, University of San Carlos (USC) and Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT).

In Asia, The University of Tokyo toppled previous year's no. 1 Fudan University in the list of Top 200 Universities and Colleges. Meanwhile, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Stanford University in the United States dominated this year's global ranking.

The uniRank University Ranking, which is web-based non-academic ranking has been published since May 2005.

It is based upon an algorithm including 5 unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from 4 different web intelligence sources: Moz Domain Authority, Alexa Global Rank, SimilarWeb Global Rank, Majestic Referring Domains and Majestic Trust Flow.

According to uniRank, the aim of the ranking is to provide an approximate popularity ranking of world Universities and Colleges based upon the popularity of their websites in terms of traffic, trust and quality link. This is especially intended to help international students and academic staff to understand how popular a specific University or College is in a foreign country.


Here's the complete list of Top 200 Most Popular Schools in the Philippines this 2017:

Rank University Location
1 University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City
2 Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City
3 University of Santo Tomas Manila
4 De La Salle University Manila
5 University of the Philippines System Quezon City
6 University of the Philippines Los Baños Los Baños
7 Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila
8 University of the Philippines Manila Manila
9 University of San Carlos Cebu City
10 Mapua Institute of Technology Manila
11 Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology Iligan City
12 University of Southeastern Philippines Davao City
13 Asian Institute of Management Makati City
14 Ateneo de Davao University Davao City
15 Western Mindanao State University Zamboanga City
16 Saint Louis University Baguio City
17 De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila
18 University of the East Manila
19 University of the Philippines Baguio Baguio City
20 Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City
21 Far Eastern University Manila
22 Silliman University Dumaguete City
23 De La Salle Lipa Lipa City
24 Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan de Oro City
25 Adamson University Manila
26 University of Asia and the Pacific Pasig City
27 Universidad de Zamboanga Zamboanga City
28 Central Philippine University Iloilo City
29 Centro Escolar University Manila
30 Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies Silang
31 University of the Philippines in the Visayas Iloilo City
32 Angeles University Foundation Angeles City
33 Miriam College Quezon City
34 University of Baguio Baguio City
35 AMA Computer University Quezon City
36 University of the Philippines Mindanao Davao City
37 John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University Iloilo City
38 Central Luzon State University Science City of Muñoz
39 University of Perpetual Help System DALTA Las Piñas City
40 Tarlac State University Tarlac City
41 San Beda College Manila
42 Technological Institute of the Philippines Manila
43 Cavite State University Indang
44 University of San Jose-Recoletos Cebu City
45 Saint Mary's University Bayombong
46 Lorma Colleges City of San Fernando
47 Emilio Aguinaldo College Manila
48 Central Mindanao University Maramag
49 Asia Pacific College Makati City
50 University of St. La Salle Bacolod City
51 Misamis University Ozamiz City
52 Batangas State University Batangas City
53 Holy Angel University Angeles City
54 Aldersgate College Solano
55 Manila Central University Caloocan City
56 University of Rizal System Tanay
57 Caraga State University Butuan City
58 Mindanao State University Marawi City
59 University of Southern Mindanao Kabacan
60 Our Lady of Fatima University Valenzuela City
61 Benguet State University La Trinidad
62 Father Saturnino Urios University Butuan City
63 Mariano Marcos State University Batac
64 Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila
65 Asian Social Institute Manila
66 National Defense College of the Philippines Quezon City
67 West Visayas State University Iloilo City
68 University of Nueva Caceres Naga City
69 University of Cebu Cebu City
70 Philippine Normal University Manila
71 Pangasinan State University Lingayen
72 De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Dasmariñas City
73 Visayas State University Baybay
74 Colegio de San Juan de Letran Manila
75 St. Scholastica's College Manila
76 Southwestern University Cebu City
77 Trinity University of Asia Quezon City
78 Mindanao University of Science and Technology Cagayan de Oro City
79 Cebu Doctors' University Mandaue City
80 Technological University of the Philippines Manila
81 University of the Cordilleras Baguio City
82 Holy Name University Tagbilaran City
83 University of Mindanao Davao City
84 Manuel L. Quezon University Quiapo
85 FEU Institute of Technology Manila
86 Chiang Kai Shek College Manila
87 Bicol University Legazpi City
88 Adventist University of the Philippines Cavite City
89 Bukidnon State University Malaybalay City
90 University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Quezon City
91 Bulacan State University City of Malolos
92 University of the Assumption City of San Fernando
93 Aklan State University Banga
94 University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City
95 Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University Bacnotan
96 Bataan Peninsula State University Balanga City
97 Cebu Technological University Cebu City
98 Mountain View College Valencia City
99 University of San Agustin Iloilo City
100 St. Luke's College of Medicine - WHQM Quezon City
101 Philippine Christian University Manila
102 St. Paul University Manila Manila
103 Cagayan State University Tuguegarao City
104 Arellano University Manila
105 The Philippine Women's University Manila
106 La Salle University Ozamiz City
107 Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Manila
108 University of Batangas Batangas City
109 Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation Lucena City
110 Don Bosco Technical College Mandaluyong City
111 Capitol University Cagayan de Oro City
112 Liceo de Cagayan University Cagayan de Oro City
113 Assumption College Makati City
114 New Era University Quezon City
115 Iloilo Science and Technology University Iloilo City
116 University of Negros Occidental - Recoletos Bacolod City
117 National University Manila
118 Notre Dame of Marbel University Koronadal City
119 Rizal Technological University Mandaluyong City
120 St. Louis College Valenzuela Valenzuela City
121 Cebu Institute of Technology Cebu City
122 Philippine School of Business Administration Manila
123 Laguna State Polytechnic University Sta. Cruz
124 FEATI University Manila
125 Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation San Carlos City
126 University of Perpetual Help System Jonelta City of Biñan
127 Baliuag University Baliuag
128 University of Iloilo - PHINMA Iloilo City
129 Nueva Vizcaya State University Bayombong
130 Tarlac College of Agriculture Camiling
131 Central Colleges of the Philippines Quezon City
132 Cebu Normal University Cebu City
133 University of Bohol Tagbilaran City
134 Isabela State University Echague
135 Camarines Norte State College Camarines Norte
136 Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College Ilocos Sur
137 University of Northern Philippines Vigan City
138 Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication San Juan
139 Angelicum College Quezon City
140 Holy Cross of Davao College Davao City
141 Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University Bacolor
142 Davao Doctors College Davao City
143 University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao City
144 Western Philippines University Aborlan
145 Cebu Institute of Medicine Cebu City
146 Samar State University Catbalogan City
147 Lourdes College Cagayan de Oro City
148 Negros Oriental State University Dumaguete City
149 Lipa City Colleges Lipa City
150 St. Joseph's College of Quezon City Quezon City
151 Bohol Island State University Bilar
152 Sacred Heart College Lucena City
153 Leyte Normal University Tacloban City
154 University of Pangasinan Dagupan City
155 Notre Dame of Dadiangas University City of General Santos
156 St. Paul University Iloilo Iloilo City
157 Eulogio Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology Sampaloc
158 Palawan State University Puerto Princesa City
159 PATTS College of Aeronautics Parañaque City
160 Southern Luzon State University Lucban
161 La Consolacion University Philippines Malolos City
162 St. Paul University Quezon City Quezon City
163 Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology Cabanatuan City
164 Eastern Visayas State University Tacloban City
165 San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite Cavite City
166 Central Philippine Adventist College Murcia
167 University of Southern Philippines Foundation Cebu City
168 Santa Isabel College Manila
169 Wesleyan University-Philippines Cabanatuan City
170 Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology Zamboanga City
171 Northwestern University Laoag City
172 Lyceum-Northwestern University Dagupan City
173 La Consolacion College Manila Manila
174 University of Antique Sibalom
175 Southern Leyte State University Sogod
176 Union Christian College City of San Fernando
177 St. Paul University Dumaguete Dumaguete City
178 Northern Luzon Adventist College Pangasinan
179 Ramon Magsaysay Technological University Iba
180 Saint Jude College Manila
181 Capiz State University Roxas City
182 Pasig Catholic College Pasig City
183 Naval State University Biliran
184 Filamer Christian University Roxas City
185 Colegio de Dagupan Dagupan City
186 Surigao del Sur State University Tandag
187 Bulacan Agricultural State College San Ildefonso
188 Saint Joseph Institute of Technology Butuan City
189 College of the Holy Spirit Manila
190 University of the Visayas Cebu City
191 Saint Pedro Poveda College Quezon City
192 Aurora State College of Technology Baler
193 Cor Jesu College Digos City
194 Olivarez College Parañaque City
195 University of Luzon Dagupan City
196 The National Teachers College Manila
197 Eastern Samar State University Borongan
198 West Negros University Bacolod City
199 Asian Institute of Maritime Studies Pasay City
200 Catanduanes State University Virac

Check out the list of Schools Ranked 201-216 (including unranked institutions):

Rank University Location
201 National College of Business and Arts Quezon City
202 Romblon State University Odiongan
203 Saint Michael's College of Laguna Biñan City
204 St. Paul University Surigao Surigao City
205 Western Institute of Technology Iloilo City
206 Republic Central Colleges Angeles City
207 University of Eastern Philippines Catarman
208 Guimaras State College Buenavista Guimaras
209 Siena College of Taytay Taytay
210 Guagua National Colleges Guagua
211 Quirino State University Diffun
212 University of Cagayan Valley Tuguegarao City
213 Sorsogon State College Sorsogon City
214 University of La Salette Santiago City
215 Meycauayan College Meycauayan City
216 Holy Trinity University Puerto Princesa City
Unranked St. Paul University Philippines Tuguegarao City
Unranked Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology Claveria
Unranked Universidad de Sta. Isabel Naga City
Unranked Christ the King College Calbayog City
Unranked St. Mary's College Quezon City
Unranked University of Manila Manila
Unranked Marinduque State College Boac
Unranked Abra State Institute of Science and Technology Lagangilang
Unranked La Consolacion College Iriga City
Unranked Jose Rizal University Mandaluyong City
Unranked Notre Dame of Kidapawan College Kidapawan City
Unranked Partido State University Goa
Unranked Ateneo de Naga University Naga City
Unranked Aquinas University of Legazpi Legazpi City

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